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Sara Blakely Success Secrets

  Blakely, 44, is the founder and sole owner of Spanx, the Atlanta-based shapewear company that rocketed to fame after Oprah Winfrey publicly announced she favored Spanx over undies in 2000. Spanx’s line of slimming and toning garments has since expanded to 200-plus items, including jeans, yoga wear and even Read more…

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Top 30 Richest People in the World

World’s 30 Richest Billionaires 30. Ma Huateng (Pony Ma): Net worth — £20.1 billion ($26.09 billion). The Chinese internet entrepreneur is the founder, president, CEO and executive board member of Tencent. Tencent is a holding company for subsidiaries that provide everything from online advertising, media, entertainment, and payment systems. Tencent Chairman & Read more…

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Top 20 Billionaire Playgrounds

Top 20 Places to meet Billionaires Davos World Economic Forum REUTERS/Ruben Sprich World Economic Forum’s annual meeting of the minds — and money — is held in Davos, Switzerland, every January. The week-long international business conference invites world leaders and business magnates like Bill and Melinda Gates and Salesforce CEO Read more…

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50 Richest People in the World

50 Richest People in the World 50.  James Simons AP Images Net worth: $14.3 billion Age: 77 Country: US Industry: Hedge funds Source of wealth: Self-made; Renaissance Technologies Before revolutionizing the hedge fund industry with his mathematics-based approach, “Quant King” James Simons worked as a code breaker for the US Department of Defense during Read more…

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Top 15 Wealthiest Russian Billionaires

Top 15 Wealthiest Russian Billionaires 15. Alexei Kuzmichev Sergei Karpukhin/Reuters Estimated net worth: $6.7 billion (£5.1 billion) Age: 53 Self-made billionaire Alexei Kuzmichev controls the lucrative investment giant Alfa Group along with Mikhail Fridman (no. 2 on this list) and German Khan (no. 10). The London-based mogul also co-founded Russia’s largest private Read more…

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